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dc.contributor.authorHitotsubashi, N.
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-13T15:58:25Z
dc.date.available2013-09-13T15:58:25Z
dc.date.issued2013-09-13
dc.identifier.otherW Thesis 1421
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11040/23811
dc.description108 leaves ; 29 cm.en_US
dc.descriptionThesis--Departmental honors in Medieval Studies.
dc.descriptionBibliography: leaves 106-108.
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study is to examine the historical analogues and digressions in the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf. Focusing on the Danes, Geats and Swedes as well as the peace-weavers and the Finnsburg Episode, it seeks to explain how the history and the digressions contribute to a unified narrative of the life and times of the titular hero.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsThe Danes : Something Rotten in the State of Denmark? -- Finnsburg : Untangling the Freswœl -- The Weder-Forecast : Cloudy with a Chance of Swedes -- The Peace-Weavers : Caught in the Web of Fate -- Beowulf in Min Nama.
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dc.publisherWheaton College (Norton, Mass.)
dc.subjectUndergraduate research.
dc.subjectUndergraduate thesis.
dc.subject.lcshBeowulf -- History and criticism.
dc.subject.lcshBeowulf -- Criticism, Textual.
dc.subject.lcshLiterature and history -- England.
dc.subject.lcshCivilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature.
dc.subject.lcshHeroes -- Poetry.
dc.subject.lcshEpic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism.
dc.subject.lcshGreat Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
dc.subject.lcshDragons -- Poetry.
dc.subject.lcshMonsters -- Poetry.
dc.titleThe life and times of Beowulf : monsters and heroes in the named lands of the North.en_US
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